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Clark, Evans, 1888-1970. Facts and fabrication about soviet Russia - Image 53. 1920. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 26, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/1826/show/1778.

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Clark, Evans, 1888-1970. (1920). Facts and fabrication about soviet Russia - Image 53. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/1826/show/1778

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Clark, Evans, 1888-1970, Facts and fabrication about soviet Russia - Image 53, 1920, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed November 26, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/1826/show/1778.

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Title Facts and fabrication about soviet Russia
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Clark, Evans, 1888-1970
Publisher Rand School of Social Science
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • New York
Date 1920
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Communism
Subject.Topical (Local)
  • Politics and government
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Soviet Union
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 93 pages; 20 cm.
Original Item Location DK265.C55 1920
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304542~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
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Transcript and the most rabid in their villification of Russia through their editorials. The examples quoted above are a fair sample of the limits to which such papers have gone in their efforts to overthrow the Government of Russia by force of expletive. These three papers rank at the head of the list among the New York journals for the quality and quantity of their reaction. The Evening Post and the Evening Globe, however, have been less guilty. They are well known to be less reactionary. There is another law of human behavior that can be applied in this case, one that has become an axiom of modern political thinking. The greater the property interests the greater the conservatism of men, of newspapers, of organizations, of institutions. Taken in connection with the law of Russian behavior we may restate it this way. The greater the wealth, the greater has been the fabrication and abuse of Russia. This phase of the problem can be demonstrated by the same tabular proof. It can best be applied to individuals. Nowhere has the truth about Russia been more wantonly violated than in the exclusive clubs of upper Fifth Avenue, the drawing rooms of the fashionable East Side, and the inner offices of lower Broadway and Wall Street. A practical test is available for everyone whose acquaintanceship includes more than a single class of friends. It has been, in short, the wealthy, cultivated, educated classes who have shown themselves the least able and willing to understand the most significant world events of the present time. THE TECHNIQUE OF THE CLASS WAR Underlying all the fabrications about Russia, all the intrigue, back of the laws of behavior by which they may be classified, is the basic fact of human society constantly pointed out by Socialist thinkers. The modern world is being driven by the forces inherent in its present organization into two increasingly distinct groups: capital and labor. Those who own for a living and those who work for it stand apart and opposed to each other. Between them a bitter war is being waged for the possession and control of the wealth of the world. The situation in its broad outlines is very simple. The March Revolution in Russia established the supremacy of the business and trading interests at the expense of the feudal nobility. It was hailed throughout the Allied nations with a paean of praise from the press and from prominent men. The November Revolution established the supremacy of the work- 51